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Social Mixed Rounders - deadline fast approaching

Social Mixed Rounders - deadline fast approaching

We are now taking registrations for our Social Mixed Rounders Leagues in Taunton (Thursday evenings at Bishop Foxes School / The Wyvern Club) and Yeovil (Wednesday evenings at the Yeovil Recreation Centre). Entry forms can be downloaded from the SASP website here or the "Somerset Rounders SASP" Facebook group. If you are thinking of forming a team, or would like more information on this project contact... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Mar 2018 12:19

Tags: Adult Participation, Rounders, This Girl Can

Squash Girls Can subsidised coaching courses - apply now

Squash Girls Can subsidised coaching courses - apply now

Passionate about getting more women and girls getting on court? Looking to deliver female-only group sessions? Look no further!

England Squash are holding a subsidised level 1 coaching course at Workout Bristol (formerly Bristol Vivo Centre) on 3rd March and are offering you the chance to:

  • become a qualified England Squash Level 1 coach
  • gain resources and support to successfully deliver female-only (Squash... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 24 Jan 2018 11:05

Tags: Adult Participation, Coaching, Funding, This Girl Can, Women and Girls

Weekday Social Activities post Christmas restart dates

Weekday Social Activities post Christmas restart dates

Monday over 60's Football - restarts Monday 8th Jan at Taunton Vale

Tuesday Walking Sports - restarts Tuesday 9th Jan at Taunton Vale

Wednesday over 35's Football - restarts Wednesday 3rd Jan at Taunton Vale

Indoor Rounders - restarts Wednesday 10th Jan at Taunton Vale

Thursday Pay & Play Rounders - restarts Thursday 11th Jan at Taunton Vale

Friday Pay & Play Netball - restarts Friday 12th Jan at... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:53

Tags: Adult Participation, This Girl Can

We've got something new going on ... Let's see if the young can influence the old?

We've got something new going on ... Let's see if the young can influence the old?

It is a long held belief that older people have very limited use of social media while the younger generations will live their lives through this medium.

SASP wish to test the concept of helping older people get more active through the use of their family members positively influencing their physical activity levels. We want to see a positive behaviour change around physical activity with older members... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 15 Nov 2017 14:42

Tags: Adult Participation, This Girl Can

Unsung Hero Award for SASP Member of Staff

Unsung Hero Award for SASP Member of Staff

Congratulations to Stewart Collins of SASP who has been awarded the inaugural Unsung Hero Award from Rounders England, in a surprise presentation on Wednesday night.

Stewart has worked to deliver and support rounders delivery in Somerset and North Devon over the last 5 years. Despite being a paid member of staff, Stewart goes above and beyond the call of duty, spending many unpaid hours to support players... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 26 Oct 2017 16:32

Tags: Adult Participation, Rounders, This Girl Can, rounders

New content on the way as This Girl Can returns to screens

New content on the way as This Girl Can returns to screens

Get ready to celebrate phenomenal women everywhere – This Girl Can is returning to our TV screens.

And what better time for the ad to make its return than on Monday, the start of Women's Sport Week.

Sport England have been busy creating lots of new content and ways for us to help women everywhere find the right activity and sport for them.

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On 22 July, Sport England's Snapchat... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 15 Jun 2017 13:29

Tags: This Girl Can, Women and Girls

Meet, Move and Be Me: A physical activity and social group for those living with and beyond cancer

Meet, Move and Be Me: A physical activity and social group for those living with and beyond cancer

Meet, Move and Be Me is a new service looking at improving the quality of life for those who are living with and beyond cancer. It is a dedicated weekly session at French Weir Park in Taunton every Wednesday starting7th June 3.00 to 4.00pm. This will include talks, coffee, walking, Nordic walking, Pilates, boule etc. It will be free with donations welcome to allow everyone to come along and enjoy the... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 15 May 2017 17:00

Tags: Adult Participation, Living with Cancer & beyond, This Girl Can

Irongirl 5km Fun Run At Wimbleball Lake, Exmoor

Irongirl 5km Fun Run At Wimbleball Lake, Exmoor

As part of the final celebrations for IRONMAN 70.3 UK, organisers have confirmed that they will also be staging a 5km IRONGIRL run event.

Keen to encourage people of all ages and levels of fitness to be able to take part in racing over the weekend, the 5km IRONGIRL run event will take place in addition to the IRONKIDS run on Saturday 24th June followed by the IRONMAN 70.3 UK triathlon event on Sunday... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:44

Tags: Running, This Girl Can, Women and Girls

Rounders - local teams to once again compete against national side

Rounders - local teams to once again compete against national side

We are delighted to announce that once again we will be hosting an International Rounders Fixture between 3 representative teams (comprised of players from the Taunton Summer Rounders League and the Exmoor project) to play competitive games against the England National teams – the Senior squad, the U19's and the under 16's.

What? SASP have arranged for 3 games per team to be played against 3 England... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 13 Apr 2017 11:33

Tags: Adult Participation, Rounders, This Girl Can

MyMarathon - you have 31 days to complete 26.2 miles in whatever way you want

MyMarathon - you have 31 days to complete 26.2 miles in whatever way you want

The British Heart Foundation are bringing back #MyMarathon for May 2017. Whether this will be the first mile you've ever run, or you make running a 10k look easy, you can choose to complete MyMarathon this May in a way that is a challenge to you. You have 31 days to complete 26.2 miles, whenever and wherever you want. Whether it takes you 4 hours, 4 days or 4 weeks, with MyMarathon, you decide the... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 12 Apr 2017 12:07

Tags: Running, This Girl Can

Partners and Sponsors

Partners and Sponsors

  • Sport England
    CSPN
    Sports Coach UK
    Somerset Chamber of Commerce
    Zing Somerset
    Somerset Skills & Learning
  • CPSU